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Tampa City Council considers the mayor’s budget, and how to make room for affordable housing

City improvements in parks, roads, housing, and public safety are all included in the mayor’s budget proposal that would raise Tampa’s millage rate by 16%. Last night at a budget workshop, Tampa City Council tried...
The Scoop: WMNF Daily News Digest

The Scoop: Thurs., August 10, 2023 Tampa Bay & Florida headlines by WMNF

Orange County prosecutor suspended Orange County State Attorney Monique Worrell railed against Gov. Ron DeSantis in a press conference yesterday. DeSantis accused Worrell of “neglect of duty and incompetence”. U.S. Rep. Maxwell Frost, whose district...
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Renting out a room in your home? You may lose full homestead exemption

Listen:   With Florida’s rising cost of living, many might think about renting out a portion of their home. If you do, you cannot claim a full homestead exemption. Homestead exemption lets you receive up...
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These new Florida laws will take effect on Saturday: from vouchers to guns

More than 200 laws passed during the 2023 legislative session, including a record $116.5 billion budget, will take effect Saturday.
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City Council member wants St. Pete to own mixed-income housing

At least two bills were passed during the 2023 Florida Legislative session that impact tenants. We speak with St. Pete City Council member Richie Floyd.
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Miami & Tampa top nationwide housing price hikes

Miami and Tampa continued to top other metro areas nationally in home-price increases in March when compared to a year earlier.
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The 2023 Florida legislative session summarized: Here are 10 big issues that passed

In the 2023 Florida Legislative session, the Republican-controlled House & Senate passed bills that were priorities of Gov. Ron DeSantis.
WMNF Daily news digest, called "The Scoop"

The Scoop: WMNF’s daily digest of news headlines for Friday, April 7th, 2023

The Scoop is WMNF's daily digest of news headlines for Wednesday, April 7th, 2023.
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Affordable housing plan gets final approval in Florida Legislature

The Florida Legislature's $711 million effort to make housing more affordable for working Floridians is headed to Gov. Ron DeSantis.
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UPDATE: St. Petersburg passes a housing-density increase; it draws mixed reactions from local groups

Listen: Update: On Thursday evening after this story aired St. Pete City Council passed the housing-density increase. The St Petersburg city council will vote on a measure to increase housing density in the city, however,...
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Housing bill teed up in Florida Senate

A $711 million proposal intended to make housing more affordable for working Floridians is ready to quickly go before the state Senate.

Temple Terrace residents could soon be covered under Hillsborough County’s Tenant’s Bill of Rights

Temple Terrace City Council last month quietly voted to request that Hillsborough County’s Tenant’s Bill of Rights ordinance cover its city residents. Because the ordinance currently only applies to unincorporated Hillsborough County, it does not...

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